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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Donaldson, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Donaldson has been reviewed by 50 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Donaldson, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Donaldson graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 9 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
West Oakland
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Pittsburgh, PA
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Pittsburgh
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Donaldson has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh 
  • Upmc St Margaret 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. William F Donaldson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 31 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. William F. Donaldson practice?
Dr. William Donaldson has 1 office location.
Dr. William Donaldson practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Pittsburgh, PA.
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